2013 Hyundai Accent: Slightly revised for 2013, the Hyundai Accent is a subcompact car available in sedan and hatchback trim levels. The Accent is powered by a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 138 hp and 123 lb-ft of torque. Transmission options consist of a 6-speed manual and an optional 6-speed automatic. Equipped with FWD the Accent achieves an EPA estimated 28 mpg city and 37 mpg highway. Changes include standard heated side mirrors, air conditioning, and remote keyless entry. Features include 16-inch wheels, steering-wheel mounted controls, hands-free phone capabilities, iPod/USB jack, 6-speaker sound system, and CD/MP3 player. Safety is comprised of vehicle stability management, electronic stability control (ESC), traction control system (TCS), anti-lock braking (ABS), electronic brake distribution (EBD), brake assist (BA), front-impact airbags, side curtain airbags, and tire pressure monitoring. The Accent is backed by a 5-year/60,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
For 2013, the Hyundai Accent gets a bump in base price but also a substantial bump in standard equipment. Starting at $14,545, the base 2013 Hyundai Accent GLS now comes with air conditioning, a 6-speaker AM/FM/CD/MP3 player, heated mirrors and a sunglass holder. All 2013 Accents now come with keyless entry and a power sunroof is now optional on SE models.
Affordability; hybrid-like mileage; strong standard feature list; impressive interior passenger room; available as a hatchback or sedan
A sister vehicle to the Kia Rio, the Hyundai Accent is a subcompact available as either a sedan or a hatchback. Well-equipped in standard form, the Accent has an impressive 92.2 total cubic feet of passenger room, defying the myth of small cars' cramped cabins. Fuel economy is also impressive, averaging 28 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway, thanks in part to special low rolling resistance tires.